About the author 

Clarmondial is an independent Swiss investment advisory company that focuses on sustainable solutions. Originally founded in May 2010 as BeyondCarbon GmbH, Clarmondial provides professional advice to private individuals, companies, Governments and other non-governmental organisations, as well as entrepreneurs. Clarmondial is currently the consultant in charge of supporting the 5th European Microfinance Award 2014 "Microfinance and the Environment" selection process.